ERIC Number: EJ522861
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
The Economics of Independent Living: Efficiency, Equity and Ethics.
O'Shea, E.; Kennelly, B.
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, v19 n1 p13-26 Mar 1996
This article explores the meaning of efficiency and equity in the context of independent living programs for people with disabilities. Conflicts in costs and trade-offs in various scenarios of the efficiency/equity equation are examined in terms of theories of utilitarianism, contractarianism, justice and mutual advantage, and justice as impartiality. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A